Reading List

“My alma mater was books, a good library… I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity” – Malcolm X

 

Currently reading

  1. AI Superpowers, by Kai-Fu Lee
  2. Bayes’ Theorem: A Visual Introduction for Beginners, by Dan Morris
  3. The Joy of x, by Steven Strogatz
  4. Weapons of Math Destruction, by Cathy O’Neil

2019

  1. A Collection of Essays, by George Orwell
  2. Battle Leadership, by Adolf von Schell
  3. Can’t Hurt Me, by David Goggins
  4. Decisive, Chip Heath and Dan Heath
  5. Endurance, by Alfred Lansing
  6. Filters Against Folly, by Garrett Hardin
  7. How Proust Can Change Your Life, by Alain de Botton
  8. How to Fight a Hydra, by Josh Kaufman
  9. How to Find Love, by The School of Life
  10. Hyperfocus, by Chris Bailey
  11. In the Beginning… Was the Command Line, by Neal Stephenson
  12. It’s Not All About “Me”, by Robin K. Dreeke
  13. On Being Nice, by The School of Life
  14. On Confidence, by The School of Life
  15. Pebbles of Perception, by Laurence Endersen
  16. Pygmalion in Management, by J. Sterling Livingston
  17. Resilience, by Eric Greitens
  18. Shackleton’s Way, by Margot Morrell and Stephanie Capparell
  19. Shantaram, by Gregory David Roberts
  20. Stronger, by George Everly Jr., Douglas Strouse, and Dennis McCormack
  21. The Big Sleep, by Raymond Chandler
  22. The Captain Class, by Sam Walker
  23. The Coaching Habit, by Michael Bungay Stanier
  24. The Consolations of Philosophy, by Alain de Botton
  25. The Culture Code, by Daniel Coyle
  26. The Fish That Ate the Whale, by Rich Cohen
  27. The Formula, by Albert-László Barabási
  28. The Grid, by Gretchen Bakke
  29. The Little Book of Talent, by Daniel Coyle
  30. The Mathematics of Love, by Hannah Fry
  31. The Mind of War, by Grant Hammond
  32. The Most Important Thing Illuminated, by Howard Marks
  33. The Productivity Project, by Chris Bailey
  34. The Spies of Warsaw, by Alan Furst
  35. The Talent Code, by Daniel Coyle
  36. The Three Musketeers, by Alexandre Dumas (Author) and Jacques Le Clercq (Translator)
  37. The Tiger, by John Vaillant
  38. The War of Art, by Steven Pressfield
  39. The Warrior Ethos, by Steven Pressfield
  40. Ultralearning, by Scott Young
  41. We Need to Talk, by Celeste Headlee
  42. When Strangers Meet, by Kio Stark
  43. Xenophon’s Cyrus the Great, by Xenophon (Author) and Larry Hedrick (Editor)
  44. 道濟天下諸葛亮, 秦濤 著
  45. 老子.莊子.孫子, 陳文德 著
  46. 歷史上的不倒翁, 秦濤 著

2018

  1. An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments, by Ali Almossawi (Author) and Alejandro Giraldo (Illustrator)
  2. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, by Neil deGrasse Tyson
  3. Bad Blood, John Carreyrou
  4. Blueprint for Revolution, by Srdja Popovic and Matthew Miller
  5. Churchill and Orwell, by Thomas E. Ricks
  6. Drive, by Daniel H. Pink
  7. Eichmann in Jerusalem, by Hannah Arendt
  8. Fascism, by Madeline Albright
  9. For Whom the Bell Tolls, by Ernest Hemingway
  10. How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big, by Scott Adams
  11. Lays of Ancient Rome, by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  12. Linchpin, by Seth Godin
  13. Little Bets, by Peter Sims
  14. Longitude, by Dava Sobel
  15. Made to Stick, by Chip Heath and Dan Heath
  16. Make Your Bed, by William H. McRaven
  17. Mastering Fear, by Brandon Webb and John David Mann
  18. Messy, by Tim Harford
  19. On Love, by Alain de Botton
  20. Patriot Games, by Tom Clancy
  21. Purple Cow, by Seth Godin
  22. Relentless, by Tim S. Grover
  23. Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, by Carlo Rovelli
  24. Solaris, by Stanislaw Lem (Author) and Bill Johnston (Translator)
  25. Spies of the Balkans, by Alan Furst
  26. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, by Stephen R. Covey
  27. The Art of Learning, by Josh Waitzkin
  28. The Charisma Myth, by Olivia Fox Cabane
  29. The Course of Love, by Alain de Botton
  30. The Fifth Risk, by Michael Lewis
  31. The Fire Next Time, by James Baldwin
  32. The Handmaid’s Tale, by Margaret Atwood
  33. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (Abridged), by Edward Gibbon (Author) and David Womersley (Editor)
  34. The Lathe of Heaven, by Ursula K. Le Guin
  35. The Like Switch, by Jack Schafer and Marvin Karlins
  36. The Luck Factor, by Richard Wiseman
  37. The Power of Habit, by Charles Duhigg
  38. The Power of Moments, by Chip Heath and Dan Heath
  39. The Time Traveler’s Wife, by Audrey Niffenegger
  40. Thinking in Bets, by Annie Duke
  41. Visual Intelligence, Amy E. Herman
  42. Watership Down, by Richard Adams
  43. What Do You Care What Other People Think?, by Richard P. Feynman
  44. When, by Daniel H. Pink
  45. 成大事者不糾結, 羅振宇 著
  46. 關於跑步,我說的其實是……, 村上春樹 著, 賴明珠 譯
  47. 明朝那些事兒 第壹部:洪武大帝, 當年明月 著
  48. 權謀至尊司馬懿, 秦濤 著
  49. 西潮, 蔣夢麟 著

2017

  1. A Guide to the Good Life, by William B. Irvine
  2. Barking Up the Wrong Tree, by Eric Barker
  3. Blockchain Basics, by Daniel Drescher
  4. Brunelleschi’s Dome, by Ross King
  5. Daring Greatly, by Brené Brown
  6. Deep Work, by Cal Newport
  7. Digital Gold, by Nathaniel Popper
  8. Flash Boys, by Michael Lewis
  9. Foundation, by Isaac Asimov
  10. Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World, by Jack Weatherford
  11. Hackers & Painters, by Paul Graham
  12. How to Live, by Sarah Bakewell
  13. Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, by Susanna Clarke
  14. Leonardo da Vinci, by Walter Isaacson
  15. Man’s Search for Meaning, by Viktor E. Frankl
  16. Meditations, by Marcus Aurelius (Author) and Gregory Hays (Translator)
  17. Modern Romance, by Aziz Ansari
  18. Moneyball, by Michael Lewis
  19. Never Split the Difference, by Chris Voss and Tahl Raz
  20. Only the Paranoid Survive, by Andrew S. Grove
  21. Pastoralia, by George Saunders
  22. Predictably Irrational, by Dan Ariely
  23. Rogue Heroes, by Ben MacIntyre
  24. ‘Salem’s Lot, by Stephen King
  25. Siddhartha, by Herman Hesse (Author) and Hilda Rosner (Translator)
  26. So Good They Can’t Ignore You, by Cal Newport
  27. Stories of Your Life and Others, by Ted Chiang
  28. Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!, by Richard P. Feynman
  29. The Age of Wonder, by Richard Holmes
  30. The Attention Merchants, by Tim Wu
  31. The Big Short, by Michael Lewis
  32. The Cathedral & the Bazaar, by Eric S. Raymond
  33. The Checklist Manifesto, by Atul Gawande
  34. The Everything Store, by Brad Stone
  35. The Little Prince, by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (Author) and Richard Howard (Translator)
  36. The Logic of Life, by Tim Harford
  37. The Martian, by Andy Weir
  38. The Prophet, by Kahlil Gibran
  39. The Right Stuff, by Tom Wolfe
  40. The Sense of Style, by Steven Pinker
  41. The True Believer, by Eric Hoffer
  42. The Ultimate Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, by Douglas Adams
  43. The Undoing Project, by Michael Lewis
  44. The Visual Display of Quantitative Information, by Edward Tufte
  45. Tiny Beautiful Things, by Cheryl Strayed
  46. Where Good Ideas Come From, by Steven Johnson
  47. Whose Freedom?, by George Lakoff
  48. Writing on the Wall, by Tom Standage
  49. 霸王之夢, 呂世浩 著
  50. 塞外奇俠傳, 梁羽生 著
  51. 三體, 劉慈欣 著
  52. 俠客行, 金庸 著

2016

  1. Alibaba, by Duncan Clark
  2. Dreaming in Code, by Scott Rosenberg
  3. Ego Is the Enemy, by Ryan Holiday
  4. Originals, by Adam Grant
  5. Presence, by Amy Cuddy
  6. Smarter Faster Better, by Charles Duhigg
  7. Superforecasting, by Philip E. Tetlock and Dan Gardner
  8. The Churchill Factor, by Boris Johnson
  9. The Lean Startup, by Eric Ries
  10. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck, by Mark Manson
  11. 北京法源寺, 李敖 著
  12. 道士下山, 徐皓峰 著
  13. 國父 ‘們’, 金哲毅 著
  14. 連城訣, 金庸 著
  15. 書劍恩仇錄, 金庸 著
  16. 孫子兵法:不朽的戰爭藝術, 徐瑜 著

2015

  1. Elon Musk, by Ashlee Vance
  2. Work Rules, by Laszlo Bock
  3. 盜墓筆記 第一季 卷一, 南派三叔 著
  4. 帝國崛起, 呂世浩 著
  5. 敵我之間, 呂世浩 著
  6. 飛狐外傳, 金庸 著
  7. 秦始皇, 呂世浩 著
  8. 天龍八部, 金庸 著